Last minute geek Last minute geek and technology news, links, ideas and gift resources http://www.lastminutegeek.com/component/content/frontpage.html Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:11:09 +0000 WorldDirector by Wornex International SRL en-gb Plan C Live: Developing an Open Source Ecosystem for Medical Hardware http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235484-plan-c-live-developing-an-open-source-ecosystem-for-medical-hardware.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235484-plan-c-live-developing-an-open-source-ecosystem-for-medical-hardware.html

Innovation is often born from adversity. Despite its many horrors, the pandemic has generated some beautiful human stories from collective efforts to address the crisis. One such story recounts tens of thousands of persons self-organizing into unpaid teams to address the pandemic by successfully making and distributing personal protective equipment […]

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235485-hulkman-alpha-85s-jump-starter-review--a-smart-jump-starter-for-your-vehicle.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235485-hulkman-alpha-85s-jump-starter-review--a-smart-jump-starter-for-your-vehicle.html CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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Pre-loved bargains galore in first IKEA second-hand store http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/34/2235483-pre-loved-bargains-galore-in-first-ikea-second-hand-store.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/34/2235483-pre-loved-bargains-galore-in-first-ikea-second-hand-store.html

IKEA to open first second-hand store in Sweden this year. This autumn, IKEA will open the doors to its first true second-hand store in Sweden. And no, we’re not talking about the As-Is bargain corner or ongoing buy back efforts by IKEA. In there, visitors will be able to shop for IKEA furniture and furnishings […]

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LOCKLY Vision Smart Lock Video Doorbell review – Knock knock, I know who’s there http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235486-lockly-vision-smart-lock-video-doorbell-review--knock-knock-i-know-whos-there.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235486-lockly-vision-smart-lock-video-doorbell-review--knock-knock-i-know-whos-there.html REVIEW – With video doorbells frequently being added to many homes, you may wonder how it can get any better? Well, one way to make it better is by adding a door lock to it that you can control with your smartphone. With the Lockly Vision Smart Lock Video Doorbell you can have the best …

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The Pandemic-inspired Case for an Open-Source Medical Hardware Ecosystem http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235454-the-pandemic-inspired-case-for-an-open-source-medical-hardware-ecosystem.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235454-the-pandemic-inspired-case-for-an-open-source-medical-hardware-ecosystem.html

The pandemic has been horrible; but it has created beautiful human stories. One such story recounts tens of thousands of persons self-organizing into unpaid teams to address the pandemic by successfully making and distributing personal protective equipment (PPE)

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Tue, 22 Sep 2020 03:58:27 +0000
How to Install Windows Subsystem for Linux http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235450-how-to-install-windows-subsystem-for-linux.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235450-how-to-install-windows-subsystem-for-linux.html Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) runs a GNU/Linux Environment which includes most of the command-line utilities and applications on top of Windows OS{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:00:00 +0000
Lightweight Linux distribution 4MLinux 34.0 Released with WebP Support http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235451-lightweight-linux-distribution-4mlinux-340-released-with-webp-support.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235451-lightweight-linux-distribution-4mlinux-340-released-with-webp-support.html 4MLinux is very lightweight and has the ability to revive your old PC/Laptop. It comes with Multimedia applications, maintenance apps, a LAMP stack powered mini-server and mystry games.{loadposition fake}

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Open Source Hardware Certifications For August 2020 http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235395-open-source-hardware-certifications-for-august-2020.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235395-open-source-hardware-certifications-for-august-2020.html

  Hello Makers, In the month of August we had 14 newly certified open-source hardware. Today I will introduce each of them to you. I hope it may help you in the next project or product. The first piece of open source hardware is from Great Scott Gadgets: the HackRF […]

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:00:28 +0000
Linux Jargon Buster: What is a Rolling Release Distribution? http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235452-linux-jargon-buster-what-is-a-rolling-release-distribution.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235452-linux-jargon-buster-what-is-a-rolling-release-distribution.html In software development, rolling release is a model where updates to a software are continuously rolled out rather than in batches of versions.{loadposition fake}

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DEAL – Save 34% off TREBLAB Z2 over-the-ear headphones http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235396-deal--save-34-off-treblab-z2-over-the-ear-headphones.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235396-deal--save-34-off-treblab-z2-over-the-ear-headphones.html DEAL NEWS – One of the bestselling TREBLAB products – TREBLAB Z2 Over-the-Ear Headphones, are participating in Amazon’s 7-day Deal this week (ends 9/27)! Currently, these headphones are on Amazon’s TOP 100 best selling over-ear headphones list. The price is normally $119.97 but if you grab this time-limited 34% OFF discount on TREBLAB Z2 Ultra Premium …

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Refresh Mask N95 Personal Air Purification System review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235397-refresh-mask-n95-personal-air-purification-system-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235397-refresh-mask-n95-personal-air-purification-system-review.html REVIEW – Let me start by saying that I am a survivor of Covid-19 and I am completely sold on the need to wear a mask and the importance of wearing a mask. Since the start of the pandemic, I have tried at least a dozen different types/designs of masks in my search to find …

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Craft desk organizer hack using SKÅDIS pegboard http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/34/2235394-2020-09-21-13-54-59.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/34/2235394-2020-09-21-13-54-59.html

I made a mobile craft desk organizer using the SKÅDIS pegboard and a plant stand. IKEA items used:  4 14″ x22″ SKÅDIS pegboards and their mounting supplies SKÅDIS pegboard | Buy on IKEA.com Other materials and tools:  MDF 12″ square wheeled plant stand Zip ties Screws Screwdriver and drill with 1/4″ bit Craft desk organizer […]

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:00:52 +0000
EndeavourOS Releases September 2020 ISO with Linux 5.8, Improved Installation http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235424-endeavouros-releases-september-2020-iso-with-linux-58-improved-installation.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235424-endeavouros-releases-september-2020-iso-with-linux-58-improved-installation.html this release improves the installer even by adding new slides to Calamares, updating the Nvidia-installer to support the latest Nvidia driver updates{loadposition fake}

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Satechi’s new Quatro Wireless Power Bank charges all your gear http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235398-satechis-new-quatro-wireless-power-bank-charges-all-your-gear.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235398-satechis-new-quatro-wireless-power-bank-charges-all-your-gear.html NEWS – The new Quatro Wireless Power Bank from Satechi is a charging gadget that is a great addition for your desk at home and works equally well for your on the go life. The Quatro is a portable 10000 mAh battery that you can use to charge a variety of USB gadgets, but it’s …

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Linux 5.9 rc6 http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235425-linux-59-rc6.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235425-linux-59-rc6.html Linus Torvalds: Another week, another rc, and things look fairly normal{loadposition fake}

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Java 15 Gains Garbage Collection, Text Block Features http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235391-java-15-gains-garbage-collection-text-block-features.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235391-java-15-gains-garbage-collection-text-block-features.html The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't delay the second major release of Java in 2020, which features memory management improvements that will help accelerate native code development.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0000
BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 oscillating rechargeable fan review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235316-blitzwolf-bw-fun7-oscillating-rechargeable-fan-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235316-blitzwolf-bw-fun7-oscillating-rechargeable-fan-review.html REVIEW – If the Swiss Army knife is first and foremost a knife, then the BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 may be the Swiss Army knife of fans. It is an oscillating, rechargeable, telescopic, foldable, multi-speed, run timer, nightlamp, remote control fan. I have reviewed it to see how it works. Read on to see what I think! …

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Build an Animatronic Raven Kit http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235267-build-an-animatronic-raven-kit.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2235267-build-an-animatronic-raven-kit.html

  Animatronic Raven DIY Kit $255–$375, Mr. Chicken’s Prop Shop, chickenprops.com Pololu Mini Maestro Servo Controllers $30–$50, Pololu Robotics and Electronics, pololu.com Here’s an awesome small-batch kit that’s got all the hardware and feathers you need to assemble a well-articulated animatronic raven that would fit into any imagineer’s menagerie. Includes […]

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) frontpage Sat, 19 Sep 2020 20:38:13 +0000
Sakobs GC1032 Metal Detector review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235242-sakobs-gc1032-metal-detector-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2235242-sakobs-gc1032-metal-detector-review.html REVIEW – When I was young I always remembered this inexpensive, orange-handled metal detector in the Radio Shack catalogs. Never got one. I’ve quietly wondered how well these things work. I finally got my chance with the Sakobs GC1032 metal detector. The hunt is on! What is it? The Sakobs GC1032 is a portable metal …

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How to Run Cron Jobs Every 5, 10 or 15 Minutes http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235392-how-to-run-cron-jobs-every-5-10-or-15-minutes.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2235392-how-to-run-cron-jobs-every-5-10-or-15-minutes.html Cron jobs are generally used to automate system maintenance or administration, such as backing up databases or data{loadposition fake}

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